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Two-time Academy Award nominee JONAH HILL (Snotlout) possesses an acting
prowess that has put him at the forefront of Hollywood, in both the comedic and
Hill recently made his directorial debut with Mid '90s, a coming-of-age film
that he also wrote. The film was produced by Scott Rudin and Eli Bush with A24,
stars Katherine Waterston and Lucas Hedges, and has been named as one of the
"Top 10 Independent Films of 2018" by the National Board of Review.
Hill received critical acclaim for his role in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of
Wall Street, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio. His portrayal of Donnie Azoff,
Belfort's (DiCaprio's) close friend and partner in both business and debauchery,
garnered Hill his second Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
The Wolf of Wall Street was released by Paramount Pictures and made more than
$392 million worldwide. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best
Picture, a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Motion Picture-Musical or
Comedy, and Critics' Choice nominations for Best Picture and Best Acting
Ensemble. It was also honored by AFI as one of the best movies of the year and
was recognized by the National Board of Review as one of the year's top-10
films. Additionally, Hill received Variety's "Creative Impact Award for Acting"
on behalf of his performance in the film.
Hill can be seen recently on Cary Fukunaga's series Maniac, with Emma Stone, on
Netflix. Maniac is based on the 2014 Norwegian series, and revolves around the
fantasy worlds of Hill and Stone's characters. Next, Hill will be seen starring
opposite Joaquin Phoenix in Gus Van Sant's Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on
Foot, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim.
He was also seen in Todd Phillips' War Dogs, starring alongside Miles Teller.
The film was released in August 2016, and Hill received a Golden Globe Award
nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy on behalf of his
performance. In summer 2014, he starred opposite Channing Tatum in 22 Jump
Street, which was released by Sony Pictures and grossed more than $330 million
worldwide. The film is the sequel to 21 Jump Street, which opened at No. 1 at
the box office and went on to make more than $200 million worldwide. In addition
to starring in both films, Hill serves as a writer and producer of the
franchise. Hill and Tatum will both return for the third installment, 23 Jump
In 2011, Hill starred opposite Brad Pitt and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Bennett
Miller's Moneyball. This performance earned him his first Academy Award
nomination for Best Supporting Actor, in addition to a Golden Globe Award
nomination for Best Supporting Actor-Motion Picture and a SAG Award nomination
for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role. Moneyball was
also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture and Golden Globe Award for
Best Motion Picture Drama.
Other film credits include: the Coen brothers' Hail, Caesar!, Quentin
Tarantino's Django Unchained, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's This Is the End,
Jay and Mark Duplass' Cyrus, and several Judd Apatow films-including Hill's
breakout role in Superbad, as well as Get Him to the Greek, Funny People,
Forgetting Sarah Marshall and The 40-Year-Old Virgin. In addition to the films
of the How to Train Your Dragon series, Hill has lent his voice to a number of
animated projects including The LEGO Movie, Megamind, Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a
Who! and Sausage Party.
Hill co-wrote, created and voiced the title character in the critically
acclaimed animated series Allen Gregory for Fox Television in 2011. That same
year, he also directed the Sara Bareilles music video Gonna Get Over You.
As a writer and producer, he is working on The Adventurer's Handbook, in which
he will co-star alongside Jason Segel, and Pure Imagination, an Apatow-produced
comedy that Hill will executive produce. Hill was as an associate producer of
the Sacha Baron Cohen comedy Bruno and an executive producer of The Sitter.
Hill began his career performing one-scene plays that he wrote and performed at
the gritty Black and White bar in New York City. His first feature role was in
David O. Russell's I Heart Huckabees, with Dustin Hoffman and Lily Tomlin.
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